The city of Phoenix offers its 1.7 million residents lots to do; whether a fan of sports, arts, culture, or dining, it is an exciting metropolis to call home. Downtown Phoenix is home to the Arizona Diamondbacks and the Phoenix Suns and the light rail system that began service in 2008 and huge convention center has been is at the heart of downtown revitalization in the past decade. Historic neighborhood restorations and a happening nightlife are also a big part of the city’s draw.
Phoenix has everything you would expect to find in the fifth biggest city in the United States. Add in the stunning mountain trails of the Maricopa County Parks and Recreation system, award-winning golf courses and amenities, and you’ll never be without something to do. With idyllic weather and temperatures from October to May, Phoenix is a hot-spot for outdoor recreation. More than 41,000 acres of desert and mountain parks & preserves offer hikers and bikers everything from busy, strenuous summit climbs to secluded, meandering valley walks. 40 trailheads provide access to more than 200 miles of trails. Unless you are a super-early riser and are happy to be off the trails by 7am, the hot summer months are perfect for pool parties, boutique shopping, and indoor living!
Phoenix, the central city of a sprawling metropolitan area in the heart of the Sonoran Desert has some prime real estate listings for any budget. Attractive to many folks from out of state because of the affordability of property and the weather, people are leaving the expense of California and the cold weather of the Midwest for Phoenix, Arizona.
Professionals working downtown can enjoy the convenience of urban living in one of the new high-rise condo communities. Families looking for a quick commute downtown will love the quaint historic neighborhoods, some of which are within walking distance of the area’s major employers. And those looking for an out-of-the-way nook will enjoy pristine mountain views near the local preserves – right in the middle of the city.